7 great Teppanyaki Restaurants that will satisfy all your meat craving

Grilled Meat, Fresh Seafood and Sake all settled

Who doesn’t love Teppanyaki? In simple terms, Teppan refers to ‘iron plate’ and yaki means ‘to grill or pan-fry’. This popular culinary method has attracted many who wish to be part of this atmospheric and theatrical cooking showcase. Not only can you enjoy the freshest Japanese grilled meats and seafood served to you hot off the grill (literally), you are also entitled to a visual feast, where the chef performs his culinary chops right before your eyes. Here is a list of 7 Teppanyaki restaurants that you cannot miss for a taste of authentic Japanese fare, though you should be prepared to walk out with your pockets significantly lighter.


1. Osaka Kitchen

Indulge in a 9-course Teppanyaki dinner at Osaka Kitchen ($80 per pax), which includes favourites like Omelette stuffed with tender pork belly and crispy bacon bits, complete with mayonnaise and their special Okonomiyaki sauce. Other specialities include sesame tofu and grilled avocado with melted cheese, as well as Wagyu beef steak. This 9-course culinary showcase starts off with a cold appetiser and ends on a perfect note: dessert. You may order a la carte dishes like grilled scallops and oyster, Yaki-soba (stir-fry noodle), and garlic fried rice.

Address:  435 Orchard Road, Wisma Atria Level 4, S238877
Nearest MRT: Orchard
Opening hours:
Mon – Fri: 11.30 am to 3 pm, 5 pm to 11 pm
Sat – Sun: 11 am to 11 pm
Tel: 6262 3271
Website: http://www.japanfoodtown.sg/


2. Hide Yamamoto

The restaurant is named directly after the renowned chef Yamamoto, whose career is embellished with numerous culinary awards and accolades. At Hide Yamamoto, you can be treated to a brilliant showcase of the chef’s unique and skilful culinary methods. Its 5-course lunch menu goes at $80 per pax and includes salad, appetiser, wagyu sirloin, garlic rice or ramen, and dessert of the day. For a more expensive lunch set ($130 per pax), you get to enjoy additional ingredients like lobster, vegetables, and chawanmushi (Japanese steamed egg).  Their dinner courses start from $198 per pax. Apart from Teppanyaki, this restaurant also offers 3 other concepts of Japanese fine dining: Sushi Bar, Charcoal Grill, and Ramen.

Address: 10 Bayfront Avenue, #02-05, Marina Bay Sands, S018956
Nearest MRT: Bayfront
Opening hours:
Daily: 12 pm to 3 pm, 6 pm to 11 pm
Tel: 6688 7098
Website: https://www.hideyamamotosg.com/


3. Shima

You know you are in for a treat when you are presented with a luxurious variety of seafood and beef here at Shima. They also offer Teppanyaki set dinners, like the Seafood Deluxe which includes a decent variety of fresh catch ($95 per pax) as well as the Beef and Lobster set which comes with a choice of 4 different cuts of beef. If you are looking for a cheaper option, you can try their Teppanyaki buffet lunch ($49.90 per pax) where you can eat all you can.

Address: Goodwood Park, 22 Scotts Rd, S228221
Nearest MRT: Orchard
Opening hours:
Daily: 12 pm to 2.30 pm, 6 pm to 10.30 pm
Tel: 6734 6281
Website: http://www.shimarestaurant.com.sg/


4. Heniu

Heniu is the place to go if you are on a tight budget but still want to enjoy the finest that Japanese fare has to offer. This restaurant has an interesting open-concept, which makes it well-ventilated, so you won’t be choked by the smoky flames. There are set Teppanyaki meals to choose from and also a la carte dishes like squid, mixed mushrooms, a variety of meat and vegetables. Value-for-money is an understatement when you dine here. Its deluxe set ($13.90 per pax), which includes grilled fish and prawns on top of the standard dishes, will make you scream in satisfaction.

Address: 313 Somerset, 313 Orchard Rd, Level 4,S238895
Nearest MRT: Somerset
Opening hours:
Daily: 11 am to 10 pm
Website: http://foodrepublic.com.sg/


5. Tatsu Teppanyaki

Tatsu offers 4 different decadent and sinful Teppanyaki sets to choose from. Its Seafood course ($98 per pax) includes a wide selection of fresh seafood like codfish, cuttlefish, lobster and many more. The Waygu course ($128 per pax), though slightly more expensive, offers juicy and chunky cuts of quality beef and the Wagyu and Lobster course ($158 per pax) offers all that you can afford to eat, from fresh scallops to its famous Slipper Lobster (crayfish) and waygu beef. All sets come with a salad and dessert to finish. Its Tatsu dinner course ($68 per pax) also allows you to try some of its popular dishes though you will miss out on the finer ingredients. Desserts include green tea and black sesame ice cream.

Address: 30 Victoria St, #01-08, Chijmes, S187996
Nearest MRT: Bras Basah
Opening hours:
Daily: 12 pm to 2.30 pm, 6 pm to 10.30 pm
Tel: 6332 5868
Website: http://www.tatsu.com.sg/


6. Keyaki Japanese Restaurant

Located on the fourth level of Pan Pacific Hotel, Keyaki promises an exquisite Japanese dining experience, filled with fire, flames and big surprises. There are 9 different specially thought out set menus to choose from, ranging from $100 to $190 per pax. There is also a wide selection of sashimi, sushi and handrolls for the seafood lovers. For desserts, you can be treated to a range of delectable sweets like muskmelon, tofu cheesecake, sweet red bean soup with mochi, or ice-cream (black sesame, yuzu, matcha).

Address: 7 Raffles Blvd, Level 4 Pan Pacific Hotel, S039595
Nearest MRT: Promenade
Opening hours:
Daily: 11.30 pm to 2.30 pm, 6.30 pm to 10.30 pm
Tel: 6826 8240
Website: https://www.panpacific.com/en/hotels-resorts/singapore/marina/stay/dining/keyaki.html


7. Teppan Bar Q

Their set menus range from $60 to $100 per pax. Some of the must-try Teppanyaki dishes include their fluffy omelette with cabbage and crispy slices of pork belly, as well as savoury and sinful beef cubes that come with 3 different dipping sauces. There are only limited seats at the counter where you can watch the chefs in their element, so do make a reservation or come early before the seats are gone.

Address: 11 Unity St, #01-21/22, S237995
Nearest MRT: Clarke Quay
Opening hours:
Daily: 6 pm to 12 am
Website: https://www.facebook.com/barQsg/

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